Patrick Brown has been the University of Tennessee beat writer since January 2011.
A native of Memphis, Brown graduated from UT in May of 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Electronic Media and worked at the Knoxville News Sentinel for two years on the sports editorial staff and as a freelance contributor. If it’s the NBA, the NFL or SEC football and basketball, he’s probably reading about it or watching it on TV.
Contact him at 423-757-6273.
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KNOXVILLE — Justin Worley was the only quarterback on Tennessee's roster that had taken a snap in a college game entering last season, and he used that advantage to win the Volunteers' starting job.
KNOXVILLE — The public criticism of Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin for the Volunteers' inconsistency and disappointments this season surfaced as a topic of conversations during a couple of player interviews following Saturday's 72-45 rout of Missouri.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee cornerback Cam Sutton had about the best freshman season he could have hoped for in 2013.
KNOXVILLE — Jordan McRae landed after one of the easiest reverse dunks he'll ever have, turned toward Tennessee's bench and flashed a smile at his teammates.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's entirely new offensive line enters 2014 with six combined collegiate starts, and Marcus Jackson has five of those, all as a true freshman in 2011.
KNOXVILLE — Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.
KNOXVILLE – Just a little more than 12 hours after its first spring practice, Tennessee's football team was back at it on Haslam Field Saturday morning for practice No. 2.
KNOXVILLE — Flash back to October 2013, when Tennessee was one loose helmet or one play — the starting quarterback hitting his thumb on a defender's helmet, for example — from playing one of its two true freshman quarterbacks.
KNOXVILLE — Josh Richardson was being interviewed after Tennessee's 82-54 basketball win at Auburn on Wednesday when teammate Jeronne Maymon stopped on his way from the Volunteers' locker room to the team bus and played reporter for a moment.